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PRINCIPAL

Public Service Commission

Management & Business Development

Education KSh Confidential
New
1 week ago

Job Summary

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 35(1)(a) (v) of the Universities Act, 2012 amended through Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act No. 18 of 2018, the Public Service Commission invites applications from suitably qualified persons to be considered for appointment to the above position.

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Management level
  • Experience Length:8 years

Job Description/Requirements

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

Our Vision

“A citizen-centric public service”.

Our Mission
“To transform the public service for efficient and effective service delivery”.

DECLARATION OF VACANCIES
MAMA NGINA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 35(1)(a) (v) of the Universities Act, 2012 amended through Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act No. 18 of 2018, the Public Service Commission invites applications from suitably qualified persons to be considered for appointment to the following positions:

1. PRINCIPAL – ONE (1) POST
Basic Salary: Ksh 427,427- Ksh 547,106p.m
House Allowance: Ksh 82,704
Leave Allowance: As provided by the University
Medical Cover and Other allowances As provided by the University
Terms of Service: Five (5) year contract renewable once
subject to satisfactory performance

For appointment to this position, a candidate must:-
(i) be a Professor or an Associate Professor and a holder of an earned Doctorate Degree or equivalent qualification from a university recognized in Kenya.
(ii) have at list eight (8) years of progressive experience in a senior university leadership/management position such as Dean of school/Faculty, Director, Deputy Principal of a Constituent college, or equivalent;
(iii) have a thorough knowledge in the structural, legislative and regulatory framework for administering university education in Kenya;
(iv) have a good understanding of government structures, Government financial and fiscal policies, strategic planning and vision 2030;
(v) be a recognized scholar as evidenced by the number of successfully supervised PhDs and Masters student, attracted research grants/Awards, recent publication in internationally recognized journals and university level books;
(vi) be familiar with national, regional and global trends in university education;
(vii) demonstrate proven experience in policy making, strategic planning, developing and implementation of relevant academic programmes;
(viii) have demonstrable experience in networking, fundraising, resource mobilization and fund management;
(ix) have excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;
(x) be a registered member in a professional association; and
(xi) be of highest ethical standards, integrity, accountability and professionalism, teamwork and stewardship and comply fully with chapter six of the Kenyan Constitution on Leadership, Ethics and Integrity; and

Core Competences
(i) ability to portray and uphold positive national image and work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity to and respect for diversity;
(ii) be a visionary and result oriented leader;
(iii) ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines;
(iv) excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills;
(v) firms, fair, accountable and transparent management style.

Duties and Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities for this position will include:

(i) being the Chief Executive Officer of the university college;
(ii) being the Academic and Administrative head of the university college;
(iii) having overall responsibility for the direction, organization and administration of all the programmes of the university college;
(iv) being the Accounting Officer of the university college and shall be responsible for maintenance and promotion of the objective of the University College Council;
(v) being responsible to the Council for maintaining and promoting the academic image as well as the efficiency and good order of the university college;
(vi) being a member of every committee appointed by the university College Council or senate, unless otherwise expressly provided;
(vii) Being an ex-officio Member of the council as well as its secretary in compliance with section 18(1) of the Mwongozo;
(viii) providing direction on budgetary, procurement plans and work plans for all departments and units in the entire university college;
(ix) being the Chairperson of the university college Management Board; and
(x) having such powers and duties as may be conferred by the university college Council

Expected deliverables of the office

(i) day to day guidance to staff and the stakeholders on matters of policy implementation and review;
(ii) chairing meeting of various committees, providing leadership, guidance, and direction;
(iii) attending meetings and session convened by university college governing organs and other stakeholders, both internal and external;
(iv) overall execution of the university college mandate;
(v) constitution of adhoc committees where required effective and well managed, academic programmes, guided by University College Strategic Plan, and the University Act and other relevant policy guidelines; and
(vi) appropriation of procedure in managing teaching and learning in conformity with the Constitution of Kenya and relevant law in place

INTERESTED APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO NOTE:
1. The names of shortlisted candidates shall be published on the Commission’s website;
2. Shortlisted candidates will be required to present originals of the following documents during the interviews:
(a) National Identity Card;
(b) Academic and Professional Certificates and transcripts;
(c) Any other supporting documents and testimonials;
(d) Recommendations from relevant professional bodies and associations; and
3. Recommendations from at least three (3) referees should be sent separately to the address below.

MODE OF APPLICATION
1. Candidates may submit manual (hard copy) or electronic (online) applications.
2. All applications should be submitted together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, a copy of National ID, Passport, copies of academic certificates, testimonials and any other relevant supporting documents.
3. Scanned copies of the documents must accompany the online applications.
4. The Curriculum Vitae should include information on academic qualifications, professional qualifications, leadership and management roles, publications, awards, scholarships, funding, membership in professional associations, linkages and community service, email address and telephone contacts.
5. Manual applications should be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked:
“Application for the Position of Principal– Mama Ngina University College”
OR
“Application for the position of Deputy Principal– Mama Ngina University College” and delivered to:
THE SECRETARY/CEO
Public Service Commission
4th Floor Commission House
Off Harambee Avenue
P.O Box 30095-00100
NAIROBI

6. Online applications may be submitted via email to: mnuc2022@publicservice.go.ke
All applications should reach the Public Service Commission on or before 10th October 2022 latest by 5.00 p.m. (East African Time)

SECRETARY/CEO
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

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